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Children’s Environmental Health Awareness Day in Deerwood Academy in Atlanta

Release Date: 12/12/2008
Contact Information: Dawn Harris-Young, (404) 562-8421,

(Atlanta, Ga. – Dec. 12, 2008) Children’s Health Environmental Awareness Day will be held at Deerwood Academy in Atlanta, Ga. on Tuesday, December 16, 2008. The theme for the event is “Youth Creating a New Climate for Action.” EPA will emphasize the importance of understanding the potential impacts of climate change on children’s health.

During this event, EPA will assist students by conducting a series of exciting and educational environmental activities, focusing on topics such as: asthma "triggers"; climate change; energy usage; lead base paint hazards; recycling and sun safety.

Who: Environmental Protection Agency Region 4

What: Children’s Health Environmental Awareness Day

When: December 16, 2008 at 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Where: Deerwood Academy

      3070 Fairburn Rd. S.W.
      Atlanta, GA 30331